A 18-year-old female asked:
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whats the chance of having strep throat after just getting over influenza? can i stop it early if i do have it? (18yrold) took tamiflu75mg, 5 daysm

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Dr. Eric Goldstein
21 years experience Pediatrics
Strep: It is entirely possible to have strep throat after the flu. One does not exclude the other. I recommend consulting with your doctor to see if you actually do have strep throat. If you do, it will require antibiotic in order to resolve.
Answered on Mar 19, 2014

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